Jan 31, 2017

East Turkestan, Taiwan: Government Urged to Grant Visa to President of WUC

Photo courtesy of Eiropean Parliament @flickr.com Ahead of a planned visit of Ms Rebiya Kadeer, President of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), in March in Taiwan, the pro-independence opposition party, Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU), is calling on President Tsai Ing-wen’s Government to allow the Uyghur spiritual leader to visit the country. Rebiya reiterated that East Turkestan, Taiwan, Tibet...

Jan 31, 2017

East Turkestan, Taiwan: Government Urged to Grant...

Photo courtesy of Eiropean Parliament @flickr.com Ahead of a planned visit of Ms Rebiya Kadeer, President of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), in March in Taiwan, the pro-independence opposition party,...

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Jan 31, 2017

Southern Azerbaijan: Prison Refuses Medical Assistance...

Photo courtesy of Matthias Mueller @flickr.com Human rights activist Habib Sasanian was denied medical treatment for a chronic ailment in prison. Mr Sasanian had been arrested along with five other...

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Jan 31, 2017

West Balochistan: Case of Abducted Sailors Documents...

Photo courtesy of Defence Images @flickr After almost two years of being held captive by Somali pirates, eight – out of 21 – Baloch fishermen have recorded a video, desperately trying to raise...

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Jan 30, 2017

Brazil: As Guarani Celebrate Victory for Land...

Photo courtesy of Maurício Carvalho/ISA After a series of attacks and threats of eviction over the past weeks in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Guarani indigenous communities in the neighbouring...

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Jan 30, 2017

Haratin: Upcoming Final Verdict on Execution of...

Photo courtesy of the Committee to Protect Journalists Tomorrow, on 31 January 2016, the Supreme Court of Mauritania is expected to deliver a final ruling in the case of Mohamed Cheikh Mkhaitir. The Mauritanian...

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Jan 30, 2017

Iraqi Turkmen: Mass Grave Containing the Remains...

Photo courtesy of @IraqiNews A mass grave was discovered by Iraqi army forces near the city of Mosul, according to a press statement issued by an Iraqi Colonel. Mosul was partly retaken from the forces...

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Jan 27, 2017

Spokesperson of Balochistan People’s Party Meets...

MEP Jytte Guteland (S&D) and Mr Boladai   This week [24 January 2017 – 25 January 2017], UNPO organised a round of advocacy meetings with the EU institutions for Mr Nasser Boladai, Spokesperson...

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Jan 27, 2017

Sindh: Provincial Government Outlaws Child La...

  Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Fayyaz Hussain.   Sindh has passed a new law cracking down on child labour by outlawing the exploitation of children under 14 years of age. This latest legislation...

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